One of New York state’s 10 medical cannabis companies is expanding into California with plans to enter the Golden State’s recreational market. Etain Health, one of New York’s first five MMJ business license winners in 2015, is collaborating with West Sacramento Management Group, a licensed California cannabis distributor, the Sacramento Business Journal reported. Hillary Peckham, Etain’s […]Read More
Twenty-five medical marijuana dispensaries in Pennsylvania are teaming up to collect patient data to help a chronic pain study at the University of Michigan, a move that could deal a blow to a new Keystone State research program that several MMJ businesses have called unfair. Pennsylvania’s MMJ research program gives eight universities the go-ahead to solidify […]Read More
Ohio medical marijuana companies spend thousands on real estate while awaiting licenses, Missouri MMJ businesses eye ballot measures that would prove most business-friendly, and Oregon’s top federal prosecutor calls out the state’s excess cannabis output. Here’s a closer look at some notable developments in the cannabis industry over the past week. Waiting for Godot No […]Read More
A California city’s approval of a marijuana distribution company’s business plan may set up a showdown between a state licensing agency and one of the MJ industry’s leading tech companies. The West Sacramento City Council on Wednesday night approved DICA Distribution’s business plan and awarded a development agreement to the company, which has ties to […]Read More
John Poss is a self-described rough-water sailor who has made a career of righting the ship for sinking companies.
With three decades of experience consulting for companies undergoing major upheavals, he decided three years ago to dive into the cannabis industry.
Since then, as CEO of Las Vegas-based cannabis company GB Sciences, Poss has partnered with universities in the United States and abroad.Read More
A number of permit-holding marijuana retailers in California view unlicensed competitors as serious threats.
While fully compliant cannabis retailers across California are being forced to pass high tax rates on to their customers, some brazen unlicensed dispensaries advertise that they don’t pay state or local taxes, meaning their marijuana is far cheaper than prices at law-abiding shops.Read More
A first-of-its-kind medical cannabis research program was halted at least temporarily when a Pennsylvania court issued an injunction preventing eight universities from solidifying deals with companies that want to grow and dispense MMJ.Read More
Ohio medical marijuana dispensary applicants will have to wait until June, at the earliest, to find out if they will be licensed, even though applications have been scored.Read More
Medical cannabis opponents in Utah filed an emergency motion asking a judge to block an MMJ legalization initiative from the ballot, arguing it would break federal law.Read More
Though Massachusetts opened the permitting process for adult-use cannabis cultivation, a sizable business population that wants in has already been locked out: Local farmers in towns or counties that haven’t expressly allowed cannabis growing.Read More
North Dakota health officials selected two medical marijuana growers/manufacturers to advance in the state’s cannabis business licensing process, although they must still meet several other requirements before becoming fully licensed. State regulators also settled on a testing lab company. According to a news release from the Medical Marijuana Division of the North Dakota Department of […]Read More
When California released its latest marijuana industry regulations on Friday, the response from cannabis businesses in the state was largely muted. This perhaps indicates that the most disruptive changes are farther down the road before the rules are finalized later this year.Read More
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